Monday, October 18, 2021

WebsterVOTES helps Webster earn title of Voter Friendly Campus

Junior Charlie Sturr said WebsterVOTES helped them register to vote their freshman year. "I think due to WebsterVOTES, students are reminded of how important...

Jackie Joyner-Kersee announced as commencement speaker

Webster University appointed Jackie Joyner-Kersee as the commencement speaker for the online 2021 commencement ceremony. Joyner-Kersee is a six-time Olympic medalist, earning her the...

Club crafts blankets for children

Eleven students attended the blanket-making event. The completed blankets will be donated to Shriners Hospitals for Children. The Webster University Students for Biological Sciences (SBS)...

COVID-19 inspires need for animal companionship

Crestwood Animal Shelter broke its record for cat adoptions in 2020 with 103 cats adopted. Sarah Deneau, a pet foster parent and a supporter of...

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...

Webster partners with ARDN in moderating third Women of the Diaspora Summit

The third summit focused on mental health, discrimination and the Red Card Campaign. Last Thursday, Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble and Jameca Woody-Cooper participated in the third...

Webster faculty helps vaccinate St. Louis community

Nursing Professor Mary Ann Drake looked at her patient after vaccinating them against COVID-19. The patient had tears in her eyes; she was a...

Study Abroad office releases Fall 2021 break line up

Webster is holding on to hope that the fall break study abroad programs will be able to return for the semester. Students who signed up...

Five cars broken into outside of Webster Village Apartments

The break-ins were discovered on March 11. On March 11, the Office of Student Affairs sent an email informing students of five car break-ins outside...

Hulsizer focused on students and faculty during his time as interim dean

Michael Hulsizer said he will listen to students and faculty and find ways to meet their needs during his time as interim dean. He...

Commencement ceremony goes virtual, seniors left wondering why

The graduating class of 2021 will not be walking across the stage at The Muny for their commencement ceremony this year. The decision, made...

54% of schools did not have a pandemic plan before COVID-19

During the 2017-2018 school year, most schools did not have a written plan for a pandemic. Webster Groves School District was one of the...

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference has record-breaking year

The sixth annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion conference welcomed keynote speakers Charlotte Clymer and Patrisse Cullors and also had 15 student speakers. Webster hosted its...

Black Lives Matter co-founder speaks at Webster

Patrisse Cullors is a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement. On Feb. 24, Cullors spoke as a keynote speaker at Webster's Diversity, Equity...

Schools shift to alternative method of learning when snow hits

Around the St. Louis area on Feb. 15, students woke to a blanket of snow covering the ground. A list of school closures scrolled...

GameStop stocks see instability as Redditors challenge hedge funds

A subreddit called r/wallstreetbets had talked about GameStop’s stock in past years. In the winter of 2020, however, retail investors began buying up the...